The Top14 has had two weeks off for the players to refresh themselves. They are going to need that rest as it’s the European competitions after this weekend.
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Here are my Top 14 Round 9 Predictions:
It’s another week where it’s hard to look away from the home sides. There are only 2 games where I thought about the away team. That was Toulouse v Clermont Auvergne and the Paris derby. I considered Clermont as they have seen an up turn in form that led to them being the first side to beat Lyon this season. However I’m also expect Toulouse to have an upturn in form due to returning players and that was enough to make me go with the home side in the end.
Stade v Racing in the Paris derby is where I have gone for the away team. These two sides occupy the bottom two places in the table. That’s not somewhere that I can believe Racing will end up with their spending. After 2 weeks off I can see this being when they start to climb to safety and I also have no faith in Stade.
|Toulon v Montpellier||Toulon by 7|
|Bayonne v Pau||Bayonne by 10|
|Bordeaux Begles v Agen||Bordeaux Begles by 7|
|Castres v Brive||Castres by 7|
|Toulouse v Clermont Auvergne||Toulouse by 5|
|Lyon v La Rochelle||Lyon by 10|
|Stade Francais v Racing 92||Racing 92 by 3|
I’m 37 from 56 or 66% so far this season.
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